This is where the first ancient (Mycenaean) Greeks settled. They emigrated to Cyprus around 1200 BC after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in mainland Greece. This is where Hellenism on the island originated.
The name of Yeroskipou village comes from the Greek phrase “Ieros Kipos” (sacred garden).
The museum houses a fascinating collection of folk art and craft exhibited in a beautiful traditional house.
The archaeological Museum of Pafos houses an impressive collection of Cypriot antiquities dating from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD.
Visitors to Pafos are genuinely spoiled for choice: be it our long and fascinating history, or the visual delights which have been unearthed and carefully conserved to allow us to dip into the past and move back in time to discover thousands of years of the region’s history.